Independent Readers

For Grades 2-4

Children who can read on their own will love this category. The 12 books per year you get in this category range from picture books to early chapter books. Many of these compelling fiction and nonfiction titles feature large print and eye-catching artwork.

Perfect for: Children who can read on their own

  • Fiction and nonfiction
  • Picture books and early chapter books
  • Large print
  • Interior artwork


  • Just $14.80 a book
  • Includes Free Shipping

Recent Award Winners

A Boy Called Bat

by Elana K. Arnold

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104 books/year

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Independent Readers Plus

For Grades 2-4

Want even more? If 12 Independent books a year just aren't enough for your hungry readers, our I+ category has what you're looking for-providing 14 more titles at the very same reading level.

Perfect for: Children who can read on their own fiction and nonfiction, picture books and early chapter books, large print, interior artwork

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